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THE CAMBRIAN JOURNAL ALBAN ^iSSill A/JK EILIR (vernal equinox.) INTRODUCTION. There is no doubt that a much greater attention is now being paid to Cymric affairs than was the case some few years ago. Welsh nationality is more generally respected —the literature of the country commands a wider circle of admirers—and etymological excellences have at length been discovered in the Cymraeg, which will assign to it a high position among the various tongues of the great human family. The opprobrium hurled against the bardic school is recoiling, and the old maxim of Taliesin, " Myn y gwir ei le," is continually being verified. The allophyllian theory has been abandoned, the doctrine of a Gwyddelian pre-occupation finds no rest for the sole of its foot, and German scepticism evaporates into thin air; whilst every fresh discovery in the sciences of geology, ethnology, philology, or whatever else may bear upon SECOND SERIES, VOL. I. B